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Goliath Encounter: Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest
Animals  (tags: Spider, Goliath Birdeater, Rainforest, World's largest spider )

Brian
- 2 days ago - livescience.com
"The birdeater's enormous size is evident from the sounds it makes. "Its feet have hardened tips and claws that produce a very distinct, clicking sound, not unlike that of a horse's hooves hitting the ground," he wrote, but "not as loud."
How To Trap A Cat In 3 Easy Steps (Humor)
Animals  (tags: Cats, Fun With Cats, Circles, Reddit, Imgur, Experiment, Cat Psychology )

Brian
- 7 hours ago - boredpanda.com
"The Internet is collectively performing a study on cat behavioral psychology, and all of us (and our cats) can participate! After a few users on Reddit and Imgur noticed that their cats are attracted to circles, submissions poured in of other cat..."
White House Halts Research Into "Super Strains" of Infectious Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Obama Administration, Health, Funding, Budget, Cuts, Infectious Diseases )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - richarddawkins.net
"The funding halt affects future influenza, MERS, and SARS research -- and current researchers have been asked to suspend their studies as well."
Shots Fired at Canadian War Memorial, Parliament; Soldier Killed, Police Scouring Downtown Ottawa
World  (tags: Shooting, Ottawa, Canada, Parliament, War Memorial, Soldier Killed, Terrorism )

Brian
- 17 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"A soldier was killed during a shooting at Canada's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning, which was followed quickly by additional gunfire inside the nearby Parliament, according to police."
Amazing Spiders
Offbeat  (tags: photography of spiders, scary spiders, spiders with scary names, Halloween spiders, bizarre, animals, goodnews, off-beat, photos, pictures, unusual, wildlife )

Betsy
- 22 hours ago - livescience.com
Check out these photographs of some amazing spiders. There are a few here that could qualify for Halloween Monsters. BTW Happy Halloween. Betsy Bee OMG Spiders
Protect Endangered Pangolins in Malaysia
Animals  (tags: petition, pangolin, endangered, wildlife trade, protect )

Joyce
- 2 days ago - change.org
Over 22,000 pangolins (endemic to Asia and Africa) were traded in 18 months! Conservationists demand that the pangolin be given Class I protection, which means no one may hunt or possess pangolins
Reject Park That Allows Visitors to Eat and Watch Dolphins Simultaneously
Animals  (tags: protection, animalcruelty, ethics, dolphins )

Susanna
- 1 hour ago - animalpetitions.org
Taiji, Japan has a long history of eating dolphins that many have voiced outrage over, but recently Japanese official Wada took things to a new level: he plans to build a water park allowing people to eat dolphin meat while watching dolphins in the park.
Kentville Wants a Dog Park! PLEASE SIGN !!!
Animals  (tags: animals, dog park, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The town in Kentville, Nova Scotia, is talking about a dog park! Please HELP
Tell Seafood Companies to Stop Supporting Iceland's Endangered Fin Whale Hunt
Animals  (tags: seafood, whales, whale meat traders, abuse, abused, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness )

Sara
- 40 minutes ago - congressweb.com
Please let HB Grandi's CEO know that you are concerned that his company is supporting the slaughter of endangered and internationally protected fin whales.
Chimpanzees Belong in Sanctuaries - Not Small Cages! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: chimpanzees, chimpanzee explotation, chimpanzee torture )

Slava
- 9 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Meet Tommy the chimpanzee. The Nonhuman Rights Project found him locked in a small cage, in a dark barn, at a used trailer lot in New York. Tommy lives in solitary confinement, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
 
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